Meaning of powdery in English:


Pronunciation /ˈpaʊd(ə)ri/

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  • Resembling or characteristic of powder in texture.

    ‘when the package was opened, a powdery white substance fell out’
    • ‘It was great snow, the fine powdery kind that glitters in the sunlight.’
    • ‘Huge gusting winds, roaring up off the cliff face of the Boomerang Range, blasted billows of fine powdery snow high into the air like a tormented geyser.’
    • ‘In 1947 snow of a dry powdery consistency commenced to fall in the first week of February and continued intermittently for several days.’
    • ‘One of the characteristics of seborrheic dermatitis is dandruff, characterized by a fine, powdery white scale on the scalp.’
    • ‘If it is a powdery, granular material, it will be removed with the vacuum.’
    fine, dry, fine-grained, powder-like, dusty, chalky, floury, mealy, sandy, crumbly, friable, granulated, granular
    powder-covered, powdered
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